|Positive cases of Corona Virus reach 2857, active positive 1816, recovered 1007, deaths 34|
|Jehangir Rashid |
Early Times Report
SRINAGAR, June 3: The death toll due to Corona Virus in Jammu & Kashmir reached 34 today as a man was declared COVID-19 positive today, five days after his death. Meanwhile, 139 fresh cases of Corona Virus were reported from the union territory today.
Reports said that an elderly man from Hamray-Pattan in Baramulla who died on May 29 was declared COVID-19 positive today after the report of his Corona Virus was received. With his death the officials in Jammu & Kashmir said that 34 persons have so far died due to COVID-19.
In the meantime, 139 fresh cases of novel Corona Virus were reported from Kashmir and Jammu divisions of the union territory. Baramulla reported 27 fresh cases followed by Shopian 24 cases, Srinagar 14 cases, Pulwama 13 cases, Jammu, Kupwara and Poonch 10 cases each, Bandipora nine cases, Budgam six cases, Rajouri four cases, Ganderbal, Udhampur and Samba three cases each, Kulgam two cases and Anantnag one case.
The Jammu & Kashmir government through the media bulletin informed that 139 new positive cases of novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), 30 from Jammu division and 109 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 2857.
Moreover, 54 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, one from Jammu division and 53 from Kashmir division. Out of 2857 positive cases, 1816 are active positive, 1007 have recovered and 34 have died; four in Jammu division and 30 in Kashmir division. The bulletin said that out of 1, 89,364 test results available, 1, 86,507 samples have been tested as negative till date.
Additionally, till date 1, 93,145 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 44,389 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 45 in hospital quarantine, 1,816 in hospital isolation and 53,639 under home surveillance. Besides, 93,222 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The bulletin said that Anantnag district has 350 positive cases, 193 active positive, 152 recovered, five deaths; Srinagar has 319 positive cases, 169 active positive, 143 recovered, seven deaths; Kulgam has 313 positive cases, 264 active positive, 45 recoveries, four deaths; Kupwara has 299 positive cases, 222 active positive, 76 recovered, one death; Baramulla has 272 positive cases, 161 active positive, 104 recovered, seven deaths.
“Shopian has 205 positive cases, 93 active positive, 109 recovered, three deaths; Bandipora has 161 positive cases, 24 active positive, 136 recovered, one death; Budgam has 124 positive cases, 55 active positive, 67 recovered cases, two deaths; Pulwama has 105 positive cases, 92 active positive, 13 recovered and Ganderbal has 37 positive cases, 11 active positive, 26 recoveries,” reads the bulletin.
The bulletin said that Jammu has 167 positive cases, 124 active positive, 41 recoveries, two deaths; Ramban has 153 positive cases, 137 active positive, 16 recoveries; Kathua has 80 positive cases, 53 active positive, 27 recovered; Udhampur has 72 positive cases, 45 active positive, 26 recovered, one death; Poonch has 59 positive cases, 58 active positive, one recovery;
“Samba has 48 positive cases, 35 active positive, 13 recoveries; Rajouri has 40 positive cases, 35 active positive, five recovered; Doda has 27 positive cases, 25 active positive, one recovered, one death; Reasi has 14 positive cases, 11 active positive, three recovered and Kishtwar has 12 positive cases, nine active positive, three recovered,” reads the bulletin. According to the bulletin out of 2,857 positive cases 1,266 have been reported as travelers.
The bulletin has informed the people that, the best way to protect themselves from COVID-19 is by maintaining physical distance of at least 2 metre from others, frequently cleaning hands with an alcohol based hand sanitizer or washing them with soap and water and following good respiratory etiquette and hygiene. As a measure for social distancing in public places and workplaces wearing a face cover is compulsory.